How does oxygen get into the water?

Answer There are three methods by which water absorbs oxygen: photosynthesis of plant life, surface contact with the air so diffusion can occur, and rapid water movement to absorb air at surface contact.P... Read More »

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How does dissolved oxygen get into the water?

The dissolved oxygen in water is essential to supporting aquatic life, because fish use that oxygen to breathe. Kentucky Water Watch says the sources of the oxygen include the atmosphere, aeration ... Read More »

How can you split water into hydrogen and oxygen?

Water molecules are made from two atoms of hydrogen and one atom of oxygen. You can use a process called "electrolysis" to separate the hydrogen and oxygen atoms in water. Electric current is passe... Read More »

Does oxygen escape our atmosphere into space?

Oxygen is leaving the Earth's atmosphere constantly. The Earth's magnetic field propels the oxygen out of the atmosphere. Scientists say the amount of oxygen traveling into space is small and is no... Read More »

Does boiling water generate hydrogen&oxygen?

Boiling water does not generate new hydrogen and oxygen. The boiling is simply a state change from water's liquid form to its gas form, steam. The only difference between these two states is that t... Read More »